This week, we have begun looking at 3D shapes and have been exploring how many faces, edges and vertices they have. Tomorrow, we will be creating 3D nets!
Before learning how to increasing our speed in mental maths using a range of different strategies, we first had to brain storm the facts we already knew about numbers. These really helped us as we were able to use the phrase- "If I know that 8 x 7 is 56 then I also know that...".
This week we have been learning about rounding. We used Cuisenaire rods and a rhyme to work out whether numbers rounded up or down.